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Science Lecture Series: Danny Piper

January 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Danny Piper presents “Solar for ME! The solar industry in Maine and beyond.”

What is the Sun’s potential to meet our planet’s energy needs? What has the solar industry’s growth looked like over the past five years? Where does Maine’s solar policy lie, and what does future projected policy for Maine look like? Why does solar have such a strong potential for ME? Learn the answers to these relevant questions and many more throughout this Solar Science Lecture Series.

Danny Piper is co-owner at Sundog Solar LLC, located in Searsport, Maine. Founded in 2009, it is a turn-key design, development, installation and service company of solar energy systems throughout Maine. Piper is a North American Board Certified Energy Practitioner (NABCEP) PV Professional as well as a NABCEP certified Solar Heating Installation Professional. His primary responsibilities include operations, engineering, project oversight and commercial project development at Sundog. His 10 years of solar industry experience and company’s success are demonstrative of his drive to integrate megawatts of clean solar electricity.

The Science Lecture Series at Emera Astronomy Center takes place on the third Thursday of each month and is a partnership project with the Maine Science Festival. It will feature research from a variety of science disciplines from around the state and use the digital planetarium to visualize these discoveries in a new dramatic and immersive way.

Season passes are available for the entire October 2018–April 2019 Science Lecture Series: $30 for adults, $20 for children under 12. They can be purchased by calling 581.1341, or by inquiring at the Emera Astronomy Center box office.

Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view the calendar.

Tickets are available online at http://astro.umaine.edu, by calling 581.1341, or at the Emera Astronomy Center box office.




January 17, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Emera Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States


Emera Astronomy Center